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Thousands of Ethiopians march against Islamic extremism

April 22, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 100,000 Ethiopians on Wednesday protested the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya and their own government's failure to raise living standards of the... more »»

Migrants take long, winding road to reach EU gateway Hungary

April 22, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — From a Budapest hilltop overlooking a panorama of central Europe, Jean-Paul Apetey reflects on how far he's come, how improbable and unexpected his journey has been — and... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Nepal blind women find courage in defense classes

April 22, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — There are times when Sarita Lamichane is navigating the chaotic streets of Kathmandu and someone will offer to help her through the snarls of traffic. more »»

Hong Kong unveils Beijing-backed election reform plan

April 22, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to... more »»

Iraqi tribesmen fight their own after breaking with IS group

April 22, 2015

MAKHMOUR, Iraq (AP) — When Islamic State militants swept across northern Iraq last summer, the Sunni al-Lehib tribe welcomed them as revolutionaries fighting the Shiite-led government in Baghdad. more »»

A quiet night in Yemen's capital as Saudi halts offensive

April 22, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's capital, Sanaa, was calm overnight and into Wednesday morning after Saudi Arabia declared an end to its month-long airstrikes targeting Yemen's Iran-backed Shiite... more »»

New Zealand prime minister apologizes for ponytail pulling

April 22, 2015

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has apologized to a cafe worker for repeatedly pulling her ponytail when he visited the cafe over several months, even after... more »»

Turkey criticizes Egypt's sentencing of ousted leader Morsi

April 22, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the sentencing in Egypt of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012. more »»

Israelis honor war dead with somber Memorial Day

April 22, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel came to a standstill Wednesday as sirens wailed across the country on Memorial Day, one of the most somber dates on the Israeli calendar, honoring fallen soldiers, those... more »»

Auschwitz guard's testimony enters 2nd day

April 22, 2015

LUENEBURG, Germany (AP) — A former Auschwitz guard is taking the stand for a second day Wednesday to answer judges' questions about his role at the death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.

SS Sgt. more »»

Afghan deportees from Iran return to a home they barely know

April 22, 2015

ISLAM QALA, Afghanistan (AP) — Tajigul Haidary had overstayed her residents' visa in Iran and was expecting just a hefty fine when she went to renew it, she said. more »»

US lets in Thai fish caught by slaves despite law

April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen years after the U.. more »»

Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuse

April 22, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. more »»

Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase, Saudi says

April 22, 2015

NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia declared an end on Tuesday to its nearly monthlong "Decisive Storm" air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and announced the start of a more limited... more »»

NATO to hold major cyber defense drill in Estonia

April 22, 2015

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — About 400 computer experts will participate in a major cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to upgrade its capability to counter potentially... more »»

Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust

April 21, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany. more »»

Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuse

April 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. more »»

Smuggler's mistake turned rescue into tragedy

April 21, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Rescue seemed so close at hand.

A ship with experience plucking migrants from unseaworthy smuggler's boats had arrived soon after the distress call went out. more »»

Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase, Saudi says

April 21, 2015

NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia declared an end on Tuesday to its nearly month-long "Decisive Storm" air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and announced the start of a more limite... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Desperate migrants meeting death in Mediterranean

April 21, 2015

Migrants — desperate to leave their home countries for better lives in western Europe, and willing to risk the dangerous crossing in tightly packed, leaking smugglers' ships — are dying in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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